The National Championship League (NCL) water polo season has started for Estevan athletes Taeghen Hack, Mikayla Hack and Cameron Gillingham.
The three travelled to Surrey, B.C., to play in a tournament in the U19 men’s and women’s divisions.
The men went undefeated the entire weekend crushing their competition. They won against Fraser Valley 13-5, West Coast Warriors 15-7, Pacific Storm 15-5, Fraser Valley a second time with a win of 22-10 and again Pacific Storm 18-9. Gillingham played strong defence to assist his team with these wins.
The women were 3-2-1 in their six games. They started their tournament playing Pacific Storm where they lost 7-5, then played Fraser Valley where Taeghen Hack hit the back of the net three times to help with a 15-12 win.
Then, they lost 11-7 against Edmonton Tsunami, won against Calgary Renegades Gold 19-3, where Mikayla Hack scored a goal and Taeghen Hack scored four. A close game against Fraser Valley led to a 10-10 tie and they finished off the weekend against the Calgary Renegades Black team where they won 9-8.
Next NCL play for these teams will take be in February, 2019